WORKERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WORKERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348888-79/eeoc-farms-agreements-hawaii.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348888-79/eeoc-farms-agreements-hawaii.html.csp">Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval. U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi is ordering the agency to hold the news conference by Friday. She said in her order issued last week that the EEOC didn’t follow rules when it filed the proposed agreements. The EEOC ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488882014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348888@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:16:01 MDT Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347370-79/basket-market-arthur-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347370-79/basket-market-arthur-workers.html.csp">Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:18:03.181-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tewksbury, Mass. • Hours after reaching an agreement to buy the company, the restored chief of New England’s Market Basket supermarket chain celebrated with workers in a rally at headquarters Thursday, saying he loved them and appreciated their efforts in helping him regain control. “Seeing all of you here today is like seeing a little piece of heaven on earth,” Arthur T. Demoulas told several hundred workers Thursday morning in Tewksbury, some of whom shouted “We love you” and “Welcome back” du...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583473702014-08-28T10:18:03.181-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:18:03.181-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347370@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:18:03 MDT AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343236-68/runway-airport-debris-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343236-68/runway-airport-debris-http.html.csp">AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID GOLDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Nearly 100 workers at the world’s busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off. On Wednesday, the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was closed for about 30 minutes so employees could look for debris. According to the airport website, the fifth runway opened in 2006 and averages more than 100,000 landings and takeoffs per year. Among the junk collected: pebbles, washers, ball bearings an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432362014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343236@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:11:02 MDT Casino workers turn to prayer to save their jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321968-79/workers-showboat-atlantic-casino.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321968-79/workers-showboat-atlantic-casino.html.csp">Casino workers turn to prayer to save their jobs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:36:02.412-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • They’ve turned to politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen and union reps to try to save their jobs at three Atlantic City casinos scheduled to close soon. Now, hundreds of soon-to-be unemployed dealers, cocktail servers and hotel workers are turning to what many say could be their last, best chance. “We’re praying for God to open new doors to them,” said the Rev. Eric McCoy, president of the Atlantic City Fellowship of Churches. Clergy members and the main casino workers unio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219682014-08-21T11:36:02.412-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T11:36:02.412-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321968@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:36:02 MDT Brazil expands labor rights for domestic workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321900-79/domestic-workers-brazil-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321900-79/domestic-workers-brazil-law.html.csp">Brazil expands labor rights for domestic workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNY BARCHFIELD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio De Janeiro • Nivea dos Santos got her first job as a live-in maid at age 12, dusting, vacuuming, ironing and polishing the silver of a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family from dawn until she’d fall, exhausted, into bed. More than two decades later, Brazil has passed legislation aimed at preventing such abuses. The landmark domestic workers law, passed as a constitutional amendment last year and strengthened this month, aims to extend some of Brazil’s generous labor protections to the more than 6 m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219002014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321900@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:11:01 MDT Bloomberg View: Containing Ebola means sending masks and gowns, not drugs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300615-82/ebola-workers-care-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300615-82/ebola-workers-care-health.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Containing Ebola means sending masks and gowns, not drugs</a></h4>